Sep 26, 2012 5:00pm EDT
think the most important issue facing the state is the economy and it should come as no surprise with one of the state's largest steel mills shut down. more than 1000 people were employed. tonight, that number is 0. now those workers are getting much needed help from a food bank. >> the food distribution is just winding down for today. it has been going on since about 1:00 this afternoon. yesterday, they gave up 30,000 pounds of food to 1000 families. it was so successful, they opened their doors again to dead. former steelworkers lined up outside on wednesday afternoon. most say it has been tough going since the plants closed and they lost their jobs in june. >> type, really tight. just doing what i have to do. >> i am not working. >> that is why i am here. >> inside the maryland od bank set up a massive food distribution. the members of the steelworker'' union, an organization that has raised a lot of money in the past. >> they supported us for so many years, and now we can be there for them. >> more than 1000 workers got boxes and bags loaded with fresh foods and canned goods.
Sep 27, 2012 5:00pm EDT
the economy. >> president obama was in virginia pushing an elitist image of romney in a tv ad run here, putting faces on the 47% of americans romney says he sees as dependent on government. >> i see hard-working virginians. i see students trying to work their way through college. >> that president said students who typically pay no income tax, like soldiers. i see a bunch of veterans who served this country with bravery and distinction. >> amid cheering veterans at the romney rally was an undecided. he says the economic plans lack details. >> i have some doubt there is a depth behind some of those. >> you are not ready to commit to mitt romney? >> i am not. >> and there's not much time to change minds. voters in iowa began voting today. absentee voting started in virginia last friday. ballots being cast before the presidential debates -- >> he should challenge to cool -- challenge a schools to go across the state. >> tonight company announced their post-season push. >> there is no doubt in my mind that it was a very well planned conspi krystal conwell : we see a lot of problems with th
Oct 1, 2012 5:00pm EDT
the maryland economy. we'll have details on a plan to spur job growth in construction. am i not everybody is on board. -- and why everybody is not on board. >> i have >> the women's industrial exchange in baltimore was incorporated and has been in business every sense, serving fabulous food and selling great handmade goods. >> you can find clothing, toys, jewelry, and all kind of handcrafted local goods. >> it is a colorful and exciting place. so many local handcrafted items. i shopped here myself. >> these vendors are a part of what is become a piece of baltimore history. the exchange is celebrating its 130th birthday. it inc. back in 1882 as the outlook for creative women. >> is started as a -- the women would come down. today, it is all local artists. >> if you think decade by decade, the different things that have happened. >> the exchange is not just a place to sell your goods. the also offer education class is for small-business owners. >> we have classes your every third saturday. they come in and train them how to do business proposals. i teach them how to do -- building website.
Oct 3, 2012 5:00pm EDT
a lot about the economy. half of this debate is dedicated to that issue alone. and also expect other domestic issues, including health care as the role of government. what is unclear is what we will hear about controversies, everything from mitt romney's 47% comment to the video that surfaced just last night about the president talking about race and hurricane katrina. >> going into this debate, what to the numbers look like? >> president obama has an eight- point lead in the battleground state of ohio. he is up, but he is in a statistical dead heat in other critical states like florida and virginia. we will see if tonight moves those numbers. >> month after month after month, both have been campaigning. how have they prepared specifically for these debates? >> president, as you know, just arrived in denver today. he was hunkered down in las vegas for the last couple of days, preparing. today is his 20th wedding anniversary. we will see how much time he gets to spend with his wife. most of that time has been preparing for tonight. on the flip side, governor romney did prep in denver,